Conducting a structural assessment is a joint effort

Transatalantic Afghanistan District
Published March 27, 2019
David Lynne, Area Support Group-Afghanistan and George Parker, Flour Fire Department discuss readings from a wireless portable multi-gas monitor. The Bagram Fire Department provided ongoing, continuous monitoring for combustion risk, oxygen concentration, carbon monoxide, and other hazardous gases, as well as emergency first response and extraction capability.

David Lynne, Area Support Group-Afghanistan and George Parker, Flour Fire Department discuss readings from a wireless portable multi-gas monitor. The Bagram Fire Department provided ongoing, continuous monitoring for combustion risk, oxygen concentration, carbon monoxide, and other hazardous gases, as well as emergency first response and extraction capability.

Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team and Jack Lugo-Santiago, Area Support Group Department of Public Works confer with the support team from one of the access points to the crawl space. Flour, the U. S. Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program contractor for Bagram, opened the access point in the floor to enable the ASG-A DPW to execute the assessment. The ERT accompanied the ASG-A team into the crawl space to monitor air quality and provide first response capability.

Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team and Jack Lugo-Santiago, Area Support Group Department of Public Works confer with the support team from one of the access points to the crawl space. Flour, the U. S. Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program contractor for Bagram, opened the access point in the floor to enable the ASG-A DPW to execute the assessment. The ERT accompanied the ASG-A team into the crawl space to monitor air quality and provide first response capability.

Keith Grezlik and Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team discuss the execution strategy for the safe entry of the crawl space. Huntsville Center provides support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan through a contract with AECOM’s Environmental Response Team. The ERT’s primary mission was to vent and provide fresh air to the confined space, and monitor the air quality during the assessment.

Keith Grezlik and Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team discuss the execution strategy for the safe entry of the crawl space. Huntsville Center provides support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan through a contract with AECOM’s Environmental Response Team. The ERT’s primary mission was to vent and provide fresh air to the confined space, and monitor the air quality during the assessment.

Keith Grezlik and Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team discuss the execution strategy for the safe entry of the crawl space. Huntsville Center provides support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan through a contract with AECOM’s Environmental Response Team. The ERT’s primary mission was to vent and provide fresh air to the confined space, and monitor the air quality during the assessment.

Keith Grezlik and Art Wolf, Environmental Response Team discuss the execution strategy for the safe entry of the crawl space. Huntsville Center provides support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan through a contract with AECOM’s Environmental Response Team. The ERT’s primary mission was to vent and provide fresh air to the confined space, and monitor the air quality during the assessment.

The USACE Transatlantic Afghanistan District, USACE Huntsville Center (HNC), AECOM’s Environmental Response Team (ERT), Bagram Air Field Fire Department (Flour) and the Area Support Group-Afghanistan’s (ASG-A) Department of Public Works(DPW) partnered in a joint effort to conduct a structural assessment of the substructure of the Craig Joint Theater Hospital(CJTH) at Bagram.

The assessment will provide data needed to design and construct additional force protection for portions of the facility to increase protection for the hospital staff and patients.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division serves as USACE’s tip of the spear in one of the most dynamic construction environments in the world, STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS, BUILDING CAPACITY, and ENHANCING SECURITY for our nation, allies, and partners. 

We deliver agile, responsive, and innovative, design, construction, engineering and contingency solutions in support of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and other global partners to advance national security interests.

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